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will have to pay for the ferry ride to get there. >>> several offices and government buildings are closed for the martin luther king holiday. federal and state courts, government offices, schools, most banks and credit unions will also be closed. the post office closed today. no mail will be delivered. parking will be free in the city of oakland. but those parking meters in san francisco will be enforced. >>> 7:21. we're headed for another sunny day all around the bay area. look outside there right now. will this last? you better stay tuned for steve paulson's forecast. he will tell you when we might see rain clouds rolling in. >>> also, the hazmat scare after a train that was headed to oakland derailed. >>> good morning. westbound 80 traffic moving along pretty well as you head out to the macarthur maze. we'll tell you more straight ahead. >>> a detailment caused about 100 businesses and homes to be evacuate -- evacuated. it's still unclear what caused this. no one was hurt and no nearby businesses were damaged. but one car was leaking liquid. it was not hazardous. >>> 7:24. state offici
. government officials held a news conference discussing this issue. people who live in china now want the government to address the underlying cause and to expand efforts for more emission limits. >>> scientists at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87
keeping data on where guns are. the government stopped keeping track nine years ago. when it comes to the background, president obama can push for more sharing of information and prosecution of people who try to buy guns illegally. the president will need congress's approval to get sweeps changes made and that will not be an easy feat, especially with the nra prodding supporters in congress. we'll tang a look at the nra -- take a look at the nra's new ad tackling president obama's gun proposals when i see you next. >> and ktvu will bring you live coverage. he's scheduled to make that announcement at 8:55 this morning our time. ktvu will be streaming the president's remarks live at ktvu.com. >>> it is 7:18. people in the bay area are getting hit hard by one of the worse flu seasons to date. the california pacific medical center in san francisco says it is reporting four times more patients this flu season than it has seen in the past two years. they say most of the cases are adults whereas other parts of the country are seeing cases among children. they add they still have a good su
the health department. it's all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information more easy to access. he hopes it will also improve food safety citywide. right now when you go on yelp, you can see how expensive a dish is, how customers are rating it but you can't find out the rating by the public health department. we spoke to the manager here and she says the move is a win- win for everyone. >> i think it's great because then people can see how high the ratings are and how clean they are and other places will see they should clean themselves up. >> reporter: now, restaurants on yelp will be graded on a 100- point scale. in los angeles, restaurants displayed grade cards. here in san francisco, restaurant lobbiests defeated the plan. but those eateries made more money and the number of food- borne illnesses went down. now, mayor ed lee will make the yelp announcement at a conference in washington today where he serves as the chairman of technology and innovation. live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> 7:37. local tattoo shops r
is not to not negotiate with terrorists. all of this comes as as the algerian government launched and assault. algerian leaders say their goal was to free hostages and and chur twists -- terrorists -- and capture terrorists. the terrorist claim that number includes about five americans. the state department would not confirm any of these details. we also expect to hear from them who managed to escape yesterday's assault. now, leon panetta was in london when he got word of the deadly assault. what he is saying about the terrorists -- next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and the chaos in north africa is causing oil prices to go up and hit a four-month high. 94.49 a barrel. >> the price of the barrel of crude rose 1.25. now, bp and other energy companies say they are trying to make sure that other workers in the region remain safe. >>> according a -- according to a new toll, the nra is more popular in the u.s. than the entertainment industry. the poll by the "washington post" showed that 41% of americans sees the nra in a positive life as opposed to 34%. >>> gun sales are surging nationwide. some
30 hours a week. >> it's very government controlled and becoming more government controlled. >> some fast food franchises and even city colleges are cutting hours before most of the provisions of the health care law go in effect. >>> a new study shows 3-d screenings detect breast cancer more than the 2-d screenings. researchers say it's the same process as a regular mammogram but captures better images. >> we are gaining ground for less treatments and less surgery. no chemo hopefully. >> doctors recommend women get a mammogram annually after 40. >>> california's unemployment rate remained unchanged in december, but the labor market maybe showing signs of slowing. california has the third highest unemployment rate in the nation. in the bay area, moren county had the lowest. san matae at 5%. in san francisco, 7.7%. in snow ma county 7.9. >>> time is now 7:48. honda is recalling more than 700 how odyssey vehicles because of a problem with the driver's side air bags. the recall involves pilot suvs from 2009 through 2013 and odyssey mini vans. >>> the town of danville has put its plan onl
for the government to chip away at their second amendment right. gun sales spiked 60%. dealers in sonoma county sold more which is an average of seven gun as day. it dwarfs the increase in population growth. >>> we are learning about the california connection to the manti te'o case. the address purported to be that of his deceased girlfriend. it is in carson, california and once the home of the man who allegedly invented kekua and duped te'o. he sent roses to the address but she never existed. te'o told espn that a man named roniah tuiasosopo admitted to making up the hoax. >>> they are paying respects to aaron swartz. he was found dead from an apparent suicide more than a week ago. it comes during a legal battle where he was accused of stealing 5 million articles from an archive. it is the open exchange of information. a ceremony will be held to honor him in san francisco. >>> they lunched a new website despite an ongoing legal battle. the founder of mega upload.com. his new site mega will allow users to share and store large files. kim.com launched the site in new zealand on the anniversary of his
years. without one there could be a partial government shut down at the end of march. congressman mike honda is making a pitch. i will explain his proposal when i see you next. back to you. >> thank you. >>> great economic news just coming in right now. u.s. home sales rose to a five- year high last year. that should bode well for the markets. dow jones is down a little bit. right now, the nasdaq also down, but the s&p s&p, posting a little bit of a -- but the s&p posting a little bit of a gain. >>> >>> a young girl is dead, several others injured after a strong earthquake rocked western indonesia. the 5.9 quake struck in the area prove vern overnight. the aftershock came about 27 minutes later. several homes were damaged and a young girl was found dead in her home buried up some trouble. in 2004, you may -- rubble. in 2004, you may remember an earthquake hit that same area triggering a tsunami that killed 230,000 people. >>> police in boulder city, nevada say a police officer shot and killed his wife and young son before taking his own wife. he set his house on fire shortly before the
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